That Predator-Vision iPhone Camera Case Finally Goes on Sale Tomorrow

Back in January we stumbled across one of the most exciting iPhone accessories we've seen in years. FLIR took the thermal imaging technology it sells to law enforcement and the military and squeezed it down into a compact iPhone 5/5S case called the FLIR ONE that will finally be available for pre-order starting… » 7/22/14 11:09am Tuesday 11:09am

This Waterproof Case Lets You Dive With Your iPhone To Over 300 Feet

If your vacation involves a scuba adventure to some exotic underwater locale, of course you're going to want to take photos to make everyone back home jealous. And since the iPhone has become the go-to pocket camera for most tourists, Thanko's now selling a monstrous, over-engineered case that promises to keep your… » 7/10/14 12:20pm 7/10/14 12:20pm

Apple's Secret Ebay Store Is Back With Cheap Refurbished iPhones

Just like the odd eBay storefront that popped up last year, a new site called Factory Outlet eBay Store is selling refurbished Apple products and, despite the lack of any official Apple branding, is almost definitely the result of a partnership between Apple and eBay. And it's selling Apple Certified Refurbished… » 7/08/14 5:26pm 7/08/14 5:26pm

A Sand Art Case Gives Your iPhone a Radical 80s Makeover

The 80s might be long gone, but your fond memories of Reebok Pumps, Cabbage Patch Kids, and those water-filled sand art pictures will forever live on—at least that last one. Because someone has gone and made an iPhone case backed with hypnotic sand art that's constantly changing as you move your phone. » 4/30/14 5:00pm 4/30/14 5:00pm

Apple Will Fix Your iPhone 5's Sleep Button for Free—If You Qualify

Is your iPhone's sleep/wake button finicky? You might be in luck. On Friday, Apple announced a new program to fix a small number of iPhone 5s with faulty buttons. Just input your phone's serial number on this page to see if you qualify. And if you do, be prepared to be without your phone for a few days. » 4/25/14 5:31pm 4/25/14 5:31pm

FLIR Just Turned Your iPhone 5 Into a Predator-Like Thermal Camera

When you're digging for CES gold, you can usually ignore about 99.99 percent of the iPhone accessories announced at the show. But in that last 0.01 percent is where you can find some real treasures. This year FLIR has managed to shrink the same thermal imaging technology it sells to law enforcement and the military so… » 1/07/14 4:01pm 1/07/14 4:01pm

How to Make the Switch from Android to iOS

Android is a fine OS, but the lure of a new iPhone may be too much to resist. If you're going to make the switch, you won't want to leave any scrap of your precious mobile identity in Android's cold robotic embrace. Here's how to pack up everything you'll need to bring to your new life in Apple's walled garden. » 12/25/13 8:35am 12/25/13 8:35am

The Lightstrap iPhone Case Could Be a Phone Photog's Dream Come True…

The iPhone 5S may have a fancy new dual-LED flash, but ultimately, it doesn't make that much difference. Low-light pictures continue to the bane of the phone photographer's existence, and every blurry, noisy, and/or blown-out shot from a dimly lit bar is a painful reminder. This new case from Brick and Pixel called… » 12/04/13 12:03pm 12/04/13 12:03pm

Give Your iPhone Games the Buttons They Deserve With This Arcade Case

If your iPhone gaming addiction involves more than just matching jewels or candy, you're probably well aware that a touchscreen doesn't make for the best controller. But why carry a separate solution when the Arcadie Go incorporates physical buttons into a reversible case that's always guaranteed to be there when you… » 10/29/13 2:40pm 10/29/13 2:40pm

The iPhone 5S Motion Sensors Are Totally Screwed Up

Since the iPhone 5S landed in the hands of new owners a few weeks ago, there have been reports that on-board sensors like the gyroscope, compass, and accelerometer haven't been working properly on some devices. We've confirmed the new iPhone's failings on our own. It's not just off. It's embarrassing. » 10/03/13 12:24pm 10/03/13 12:24pm

Easily Turn Your iPhone 5 Into GTA V's iFruit

Grand Theft Auto has long been known for parodying everything from vehicles, to advertising, to pop culture, to even the technology that dominates the time. So it's not surprising to see one of the characters in the recently released GTA V using an iPhone parody called the iFruit. And now you can actually get your… » 9/30/13 1:08pm 9/30/13 1:08pm

Cheat Sheet iOS 7 Wallpaper Walks You Through Those Fancy New Gestures

iOS 7 is out for you to install, and wow is it slick. Perhaps a little too slick. How do I get to the Control Center? Where are those dang buttons? Thankfully, Wired has created a cheater wallpaper set you can download until you get the hang of things. Nothing wrong with training wheels, sport. » 9/18/13 3:18pm 9/18/13 3:18pm

Stop Worrying About the New iPhone's Fingerprint Scanner

Last week's announcement that the new iPhone 5 will include a fancy new fingerprint scanning security system was met with a chorus of protests. What if someone lifts my prints and makes a fake finger and unlocks my phone? What if the government snoops on my phone (more than it already does) and steals my… » 9/17/13 4:23pm 9/17/13 4:23pm

A Leather iPhone Sleeve That Does More Than Just Look Good

If you absolutely have to put your iPhone in a case of some sort, Hard Graft's Draw case provides more than just peace of mind. Made from stitched leather lined with a soft felt interior, the case includes a long drawstring cord that does double-duty: It keeps the case securely sealed shut when your iPhone's inside,… » 9/12/13 5:00pm 9/12/13 5:00pm